The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is currently stuck with the redevelopment of Arua Regional Airport following land wrangles surrounding the project .
This was disclosed by the Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority Fred Bamwesigye .
He said that though the Authority wants this project take shape but are faced with a problem of a group of people claiming the ownership of this land and as a result CAA can take a head this project after compensating the land owners yet they do not have the required fund to settle them.
He said that among the group of people who are claiming this land include the Former president of Uganda Late Idi Amin Dada .
Fred Bamwesigye now wants parliament to intervene together with the president to enable CAA secure this land for Arua Regional Airport to serve places like DRC ,South sudan and northern Uganda effectively.
The member of parliament for Koboko county in koboko district Ambassador James Baba said that government should engage the local leadership of Arua,including the area members of parliament to ensure that land wrangles surrounding the redevelopment Arua regional Airport is settled and the project is completed .